October 10, 2002

Volume 99, Issue 21

Stories from the October 10, 2002 issue of the GW Hatchet. View a PDF version of this issue.

INTERVIEW: Cave In; hard living in soft rock

One limps by, barely balanced on his cane while another speaks softly of scorching fires and the logistics of flipping a van off the side of the road. It’s nothing to them really, just the average wounds from the road. Say what you will, the guys in Cave In are hardcore, even if their sound […]

SA notes

Student Association President Phil Robinson filed a suit in student court Wednesday after the SA overrode his veto on the Financial Reform Act of 2002, which placed stronger checks on the executive branch. “When something as blatantly unconstitutional as this occurs, I am simply forced to address it,” Robinson said. “It’s not something I want […]

Porn and Chicken, enough said

“Because chicken tastes good and porn is video of naked people having sex with each other.” If you need any more explanation than that, you’re probably not familiar with Comedy Central, or its first original movie, Porn ‘n Chicken. Of course the term “original” should be used loosely. It’s actually a true story. Yes, it’s […]

Crime Report

Simple Assault 10/4 – G Street (Delta Tau Delta Fraternity House) Case closed A fight between three individuals resulted in the hospitalization of one individual after being punched in the nose. The fight arose after two individuals confronted the other about spilling a drink. Metropolitan Police were notified, and two individuals are being charged with […]

BAR BELLE: Drunk or not, Platinum sucks

Platinum’s College Night Where: 915 F St. Cover: Free before midnight, expensive after Carded: In line Dress: Sweet or slutty There are two cool things to do at Platinum if you’re a girl. One is to get hammered, the other is to dance on the big stage. Because you cannot drink and dance on the […]

Artist Insight: Roger Avary on the art of music video

“Short film as a form is very rarely seen. Music videos have given the short film a venue to be used by the public in mass entertainment. This being said, I’ve always felt a little weird about the way music videos are constructed. It’s a great place for filmmakers to begin and to experiment. There […]

University readies for families, alumni

Campus officials expect 2,500 to 3,000 visitors for GW’s first Colonials Weekend, featuring events with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer and comedian Jay Leno, various performances and outdoor activities. The University had separate family and alumni weekends in the past, but after GW cancelled Alumni Weekend last year because of September 11, planning began for the joint […]

Vin Diesel; still really cute

Prepare for the return of everyone’s favorite baldy. Packing some neat tricks, though in a contrived plot, Vin Diesel returns in the film Knockaround Guys. Despite being the son of a notorious Brooklyn mobster and prince of the criminal dynasty, Matt Demaret (Barry Pepper), is incapable of the swift terror necessary for the carefully structured […]

A bit of culture: “The Misanthrope”

On a weekend where many rushed to see what new body parts Dr. Lector would devour next, others watched a popular television actor hysterically throw flowers at his peers. Among Moliere’s less famous works, “The Misanthrope” remains a staple of 17th century French literature. This delightful play about courtly love and the dangers of honesty, […]

College Dems and Republicans debate on MSNBC

College Republican Chairman Dan Moss and College Democrat President Ryan Hutcherson got the opportunity to air their differing views regarding a potential war with Iraq Tuesday on MSNBC’s “Buchanan and Press,” a live political talk show on the cable news channel. Hutcherson said he approached representatives from CNN’s “Crossfire” about a potential show involving the […]